SOUTH AFRICA ZUMA RIOTS: LOOTING AND UNREST LEAVES 72 DEAD.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on July 15, 2021
Reports from South Africa say death toll has risen to 72 as violence continues across the country following the jailing of former President Jacob Zuma.
Crowds looting and setting alight shopping centres dashed with police in several cities on Tuesday
The BBC filmed a baby being thrown from a building in Durban that was on fire after ground-floor shop were looted.
A day earlier, ten people were killed in a stampede during looting at a shopping centre in Soweto.
South African Police however said in a statement that they have identified 12 people suspected of provoking the riots and had a total of 1,234 people had been arrested.